J&J Family of Companies Manager of Strategic Sourcing (m/f) - fixed term 2 years in Norderstedt, Germany

Johnson & Johnson Medical Companies produce a broad range of innovative products and solutions used primarily by health care professionals in the fields of orthopaedics, neurological disease, infection prevention, cardiovascular disease, and aesthetics. As the most comprehensive devices business in the world, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices is best suited to serve evolving customer needs, train more surgeons to improve standards of care, and treat more patients globally as access expands.

The Manager of Strategic Sourcing will be the lead for the Norderstedt plant for the Ethicon franchise focusing on executing best practices, sourcing processes and delivering results to meet & exceed the organizations’ Strategic Sourcing Objectives. He/She will help develop and execute base and category business strategies and provide overall coordination, facilitation and enablement of programs that will drive best practice and that will leverage across Medical Devices. This position is limited for two years.


  • Identify and qualify suppliers including diversity businesses for goods and services

  • Partner with the Category & Advanced Sourcing and Innovation functions to ensure alignment to meet and exceed goals

  • Execute Make versus Buy decisions and strategies for manufacturing plants

  • Ensure goal/project alignment with all customers

  • Implement cost analysis and modeling for purchases

  • Prepare annual business plans budget and deliver YOY productivity savings and any other reporting requirements for the groups

  • Support and assist in the management of a technically based, competent sourcing organization


  • 5-7 years relevant work experience in a strategic sourcing position or work experience in a highly regulated Medical Device or Pharma industry in the area of Quality, Procurement and Safety

  • ability to influence/collaborate

  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills

  • Expertise in Operations, Logistics, Planning, and Forecasting

  • Financial management & budget development and control

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

  • Proficient in data gathering and presentation

  • Business fluent in german and englisch

If you are qualified and interested, please do not hesitate to send us your resume and cover letter (in English).

The well-being and development of our employees are central aspects of our company creed. Individuals who would like to fully realize their potential as part of our international, innovation-driven corporate family and who aspire to have challenging work, will find that our company provides just the right conditions. We consider intensive initial training, further education that is tailored to our employees' work and excellent opportunities for development - both nationally and internationally - to be just as essential as a good work-life balance, attractive compensation and above-average employee benefits. One aspect that distinguishes our company is the large number of measures we have to support our trainees and promote career development in ways that are also compatible with family life.

Primärer Standort

Deutschland-Schleswig Holstein-Norderstedt


Johnson&Johnson Med GmbH (7930)